Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Australian Trees and their Botanists – Summer Guided Walks ended on Tuesday 18 December 2018.

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Current events

ACTC Tree Climbing Championships

ACT Tree Climbing Championships

Saturday 4 May, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm — Eucalypt Lawn

Witness a tree climbing competition consisting of six events including work climb, open ascent, speed climb, throwline, aerial rescue and masters.

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Tree week symposium

Canberra Tree Week Symposium

Friday 10 May, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm — Theatrette

Join the Tree Week Symposium for special topics related to all things trees in Canberra.

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Visual art diary

Creating a Visual Art Diary

Sunday 26 May, Sunday 18 August 10.00 am – 12.30 pm — Banks Building

Learn how nature and art can be combined to create unique, beautiful and captivating artistic images in a creative and inspiring session with Julia Lanford.

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NatureArt holiday program

Puggles and Explore NatureArt school holiday program

15–18 April, 8–12 July, 15–19 July 2019 — Banks Building

Discover and learn about nature through observation, drawing, painting, nature journaling and craft. Get to know the birds, insects, marsupials, reptiles and the unique Australian plant communities featured in the Gardens.

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Sunday 17 February — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Take a fascinating walk uncovering stories of adventure, mystery, sex, and even murder, associated with Australian trees and overseas botanists.

Join Volunteer Guide, John Turnbull, on this walk through the Gardens to hear the stories linking the plants and their botanists.

Email memberswalks@friendsanbg.org.au for enquiries.

This event is fully booked.

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When

Sunday 17 February

Where

Meet at the Visitor Centre

Price

Free. Bookings essential.